Sara Seymour
Staff Reporter
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Dwight Hall cancels service competition

Concerns about the authenticity of competitive community service led to the indefinite suspension of a community service pilot program between residential colleges.

Af-Am Department receives racist call

The Department of African American Studies received a hate call yesterday, leading African American Studies Department Chair and English professor Jacqueline Goldsby GRD ’98 to pursue additional security around the department’s building.

Bail, youth prison reforms likely in Connecticut

Reform could be on the horizon for bail bonds and judicial policies for low-risk young adult offenders in Connecticut, Gov. Dannel Malloy announced Friday.

Refugees learn safety, civil rights

Around 15 refugees were taught how to avoid scams, report crimes in their native languages and navigate interactions with law enforcement during a Thursday seminar with New Haven Police Department spokesman David Hartman.

Police forms coordinate for high-profile guests

Several high-profile figures have come to Yale over the past year — from national security officials to the vice president — requiring complex security coordination in the process.

Clean-election law suits continue

A Superior Court hearing to determine whether the State Elections Enforcement Committee can subpoena Connecticut’s Democratic Party to investigate the legality of Gov. Dannell Malloy’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign adjourned before all evidence was heard last Thursday, leaving the future of state campaign finance reform laws still pending. David Golub, the Democratic State Central Committee’s lawyer, will present this argument before Superior Judge Antonio Robaina on Nov. 17, when the hearing is scheduled to continue.

YPD investigates on-campus sexual assault

In a campuswide email tonight, Chief of Yale Police Ronnell Higgins notified the University that an undergraduate student reported a sexual assault to Yale Police.

Higgins promoted to new role

Yale Police Department Chief Ronnell Higgins will become Yale’s director of public safety on Nov. 16 while maintaining his role as chief, University officials announced Thursday.

Church Street South lawsuit to be filed

Residents of Church Street South — a debilitated housing complex on track for demolition — have complained about their living conditions for nearly a decade. Recently, their cause was taken up by distinguished Elm City attorney David Rosen LAW ’69, who filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of the residents.

After accident, YUAG fellow plans lawsuit

A pedestrian who was hit last week by a New Haven police car is planning to pursue legal action in response to the incident.

Police chief condemns mass incarceration at D.C. event

Around 60 law enforcement officials, including New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman, rallied against the country’s high incarceration rates at a Wednesday press conference in Washington D.C.